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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 12, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME XL E, AI.BEHTA. fri'SlUY, FKB1U'AKYVI2, MH7 II MOTAR Russia Now Completely Out of of Prisoners Is Arranged Lonilon, 1'cb. HID (ieriuun ri'norl lliissla bus withdrawn from the war in roillalucc ill an olllclal Russian statement re cclvcd here today. The statement says Itujsla declare: [ho war with Germany! Austria Hun yary, Turkey anil Uulgary, lu Iniv. ended, Hutslau Iroous siluulliincoiisi: ra-i-IvIiiK an prJi'r for complete d( mobilization oil all fronts, for th defense of Iho frontier incuts of younger soldiers will be lofi Although the announcement iva made yesterday In several dlsnatthc from Ucrinan sources, this Is the firs word from Russia regarding lier wllh drawal from (lie The peace negotiations with tlic ecu Iral powers have been ended, llic stat menl says. Thu Russian, delceall refused to situ a Ireafy providing f :inne les IK MAIL SKKYICE IN EASTERN STATES Wuhinjjon, Feb. menl of >n airplane mill icrvlce between Waihlnjton, Philadelphia and New York, during the cumins Indicated when office dipurtmint callt (or bldt on five (or trilt service. Struggle Has Reached Crisis; Must Use Every Resource, Says the King I KAISER TRANSFERS 1 HIS HEADQUAKTEKS London. Kuiyt-ror IH'rsoiial arc to Lo trans- (r-rrei. lo Heleliiix waleilng place near irontic-r, at- Uordlng EiKtcmeiUE in tlic (lerniau j j-Jiys Ihe Kii-hango Telegraph MI ti Tl" c i V; miperor expecls lu lake lure Miem In Addressing British House of Commons at Opening of AMERICA! Scssiori-Will Be Momentous Silting And Likely The Last Before AH Election f JOT a shun lime, it n IRCHANI FLEE! to Complete Forty Ships Hy June of 1919 -Ottawa, :unl assrmbliiiB ot niillerials for me first ol Iho fieri or merchantmen to hn Luill by iLe Dc-mlulou government, been commenced yml "a similar work for iwo oilier vnssfls shortly will be undertaken. Tlic firJt ship v.liU-li will lie slctl steamer of 1.331 Ions burden, will be laid down at Hie Canadian Yli-kors yards al lliin-i will! Iho German anil Austrian "work- men auJ peasants, like Rtpntrlalc Prisoners Fob. 12. Uonnan anil Kusslan delegates nl 1'ctrosracl, ae- (.nnllne to n dUiKitdi from Ilcrlin, hare siKned an aErccmcnt i-alllng for Hie earlleal possible rcpalrlailnn uf prisoners of war inifll for military httrrlcc. Owlrig'lo trftusporlallon lays nrc in HiissJa, 11 Is dct'lareil tie- tcinplalcs tho laylne of nniinfl 1 f 101111" D of alioiil forty by June, MVH fl T K HlK Ihc mftnlKJr four ot 5.000 Ion. UUI1II LL H t of Ions anon will be made the rolllnffwnoil SlihibullrtliiB Com-1 which lias a vacant Us; var.1 U is liopcd ilial ULC. sblp-t m bul Imlli nt tlie VtVliers yurd will be In coni-mlsslon Ly nexl. 10 Ships Within a Year The. government's r-lilpltiillillns pro cimlcinplalas llic heels Of Ih-.............-..... anil all of S 200 Ions nre lo be ImlU on j Iho I'acirif. i-oasl. All Ihc vessels, however, mil intended.In relievo Hie- linrlngc on ihc Atlantic iincl to pl.v' here while Mic war continues. Ar- nc eovcmmcnt assufcil dl n Ktijtply if ship and steel materials for ts ahliilnrildlng' program lo June, 1910. Onlors.for steel fur ihu V-IHI- adlftn povcrnnicnt -will be placed by 'lie'United Slnyja iiurclmslus commis- sion' wltl. various steel, in Ilia', country. Kiiuxvillo. Ti-iin.. 1'eb. Cbarlcs Kdwunl llusKell. member of tin- Hoot to Russia, Hpcufelng at Ihu tost Tcimebaue War Cunfori'iicR hero, salil lasl iUKbt if Uic of a ficjtarale by Itiissla aru Irue. America faci-s a i-rlsls. "Tlicre arc Ausiro-Oprman prhoncrs In who arc in good lighting ;iro In (IghtiiiR he said. "These, together divisions of Ucrmun. flslilers. .will thrown ihc allies on Hie western front. This will Klvo (ivnnany an army of more than four million. "They uill ouluuuilier any Bllilc'forci! that tlie allies can pul on llio [torn. Gtnnaiiy v.lll suh- juscte Italy and then iivcop ovtr saulhcrn France anil drive the re- inalnlnK jjortloiia of the allied arm- ies inio a" small cor- ner oT France aud Lherc defcaL Iliein by OetachmcuLs. eiicU an c-vcm we can do only what llussians did In Mm war with Japan, send our troops abroad only in sufficient, numbers 10 liavu tbeni defeated at UID pohil of disembarkation. Thus can AnU'McH lie without even a shot liclng fired upon Am- erican London, Fell. the speech at and may cover ilic llic ojieulriK Qf parllaiiicnt loday King _ war elTorl. Political George said the struggle bail rest-lied I been buzzing a CTfiical fiiase, Viildi dptnindcil inoreSvarioua rumor-- Uiat I thin ever tbe full of tlie country's of ifiitrglpK and L'nlll [expected In the debate. nlilouJs offered of the principles upoiiils to the el reel llial n. h which an honorific IMH-C. ran be cor-1menl the goi-------------. eluded, (be ktac declared, 11 la the be mored fiola the front oppu.slLon duty of tho Brit'fill to the btrttli. war wllh all the vigor they possesE.) Co in plain la that mlmsltrri Jiuve In- Election jlerrered WiUi-.lLc military rhii-fs of Uolh houses ol Leon veil recently and fuent assembled early Today for the. ninu of'the eltlilh session of the gesl parliament In modern a session whlcU.Is virtually cercaln lo be Hie last iiud which wiU Lc follow- ed hy a general elei-Mon upon largely oxtendcil frauchlsa with women voting for tlic first Uuic ID the couulry's hls- ly lu a This subject SCClIOIl Of'Hi 3 he brought GeorfiC was in association with Ihc denial fir an Dxulanalloo of Uie enlarge'iK'nt cf ppvrcrs of tho supreme rjyni'Ll al tlie re c cm meeting ul 1'iTort! tbc conclusion of :Lie cnh'ile. ivhleli may continue- fur hvo .H- three tbe radical and labor inriribc-rR L tt'ili urge their view's residing) Thousjinds of-Them Pariicipate in Hiols in Oanish Capital. i Austrians Launched Tremend- Jous Attempt To Take Moun-: itain Positions But Failed Italian Headquarters. Kill. lie Associated .lave launched anolhr-r aiuck against th3 Italian positions west of the IJrcil- rlvcr, along the Krenzela valley Lo the plain where the Italians recently defeated with heavy lory. triK GeorfiC was queen -and lie Trintc of Wales, i war and hy who Is on leave' from Iho Italian froibt.j Submarine Menace It ivaa .dcrhleil' that Jn vSev ol tlie I The subiuariue menace, rood r.vlion- rar peers ud uot ins and the dispuic "willi the en gin- ._ r Ihelr gorgeous titular Yobes and coronets, while tto naval and military [mcuihcrs of Lolli houses would i llic scrrkc dresa instead of ;he flashy I gold-laced full (IresG uniform. Important Session The, proceed ings nn tftip occasion ill be full ot filtered ___ extension ol com- uulsory military service ;irc jtiicr ioiilfd which nleni-1 hope lo ruise hut as Ihe govern-, niein aims lo have the vote on the motion regarding tlie king's speech lakeii on Thursday at the latest It is jjrobulilc the debaie will be rcslrlclod. -Speech Must Be to ;lia'3 t6r-lhe last'lTvo yeare repteienlcd the Dominion llvealock hranch oil tile union alocV is'to have, tinder Jlie minister 'of 'iigrlcullurc full con- trol of the Htlnilniatralloii ol the Live- Block and Livestock Product Act which was iiasseil lasl session ot The teiler.i] vsrllaihcnl. Thla ailrioundc tnent was made hy ll.-S. Arkcll. live stock commissioner, today when %vel- romlng (lie clclceatcs Trom all the slock yards ami livestock exchanges of Canada. The .representatives (if. llic jastcrn anil western livestock unions ihd Ihc, iletnily ministers c-i nEricul- Lncc of t.'Hnada who had been Invitcil In discuss Iho rules anil regulations for the control of stock yards and live- Uock cxcliaugea. Vollowlns Ihls announcement, which was rcct'ived murkrrl nnnroval by 'he tlelegaics, Mr. Arkell gave a brief history ot thu origin of tho act. The ilay has been spent "mainly in llic stockyard regulations wlillcSill Hie rules and regulations liasscd arc or interest to shippers Ehcrc are one or Iwo that are or es- pecial Importance, Hie tv.'o discussed U greatest length relating to informa- ;ion on aciilc tickets anil the old lime iiiicstlon ot whether stock should or 3houlr> not he weighed off cars. regard lo the sc'nlo ticket ihc clause 13 oriElnaliy drafted hy Ihe depart ncnl was adopter] after nearly an.lioiir jf discussion. Tho point opposed llrenuously by llic commission nftn mas Ihc placiin of llic price on the UBalO llckcl. Their ohjecllon, slal ill, was lhal It would occasion Ipss o Umc anil ncrc-sailale the more men. tho clause as passeil ;caila: "Scale llckcls shall now. sliojr lisle, Tielglit of animal, name of commission nerchanls, dealers or oVner. name of buyer, number of animals, sold, class )l stock nnil Hie price." clmse on methods of weh-hlng on arrival wna pnsscd as follows: U. S. Papers NEW PLAN F011 LINCOLN'S U1RTHUAY SpriiiKfield, Ills., ance of Ibc birthday or Aliraliaro colu, borYi 108: years aeo, took a more jioliulai- turn than for many years III Springfield, the las! rcsllng place of j Iho martyred Icstead of the Copenhagen, reb. lous syndicalist outbreaks took place at Copenhagen ester- day'. A great i-rowd of Bin. dlcalists yesterday stormeJ the Copenhagen eschanse, doing 'groat damage and injurlus sev- eral of Ihe cnlploycr-s. A slrotlK forte of police intervened and uveiiiually the crowds hut not bclorc several other persons were Injured by paving stout's. Thousands Participate Coiicnliagen, Fi-h. crowd; numbering between aisly and i-lghly UiouEand particlpat- cil in the riots In Copenhagen yester- day. Altomnls were made to' plunder Hhops in Ihc raslilomiblc slrcclB 'and I lo storm the treasury..One crowd al- tempted to enter llio royal palace at Amnllcnuerc. All etforts were put [down liy the police. All.public huiia- ,UJ3rC. Their artillery opened fierce- ly yesterday toiillnulug thruuEhoiitlhi! day, first on the west aide ot the lei tlicn on ilic riRht. Kvltlenlly the- was lo regain the strategic hcEghla uf Monte and The Col from.M-liich the Sassarl brigade and UcrsflKlferi drove them hack u rtuiKhl ago. An Intense caniioniclc was ro.lowed jy an Infantry advance which was1 IrsL Lcnteretl againat Monte ValbcHa and t'ol Ucl Itosso. lint reconcenira-' ut the Kalian halteries chcckcil and finally stonjicil the advance. Another drive was made at Massasso ItosBC whero the enemy tried lo break into the old trenches lyins ahead 'it the Italian llncE. but here, too, Ihe pov.'erinl'concentration of tho Italian liaitcrlcs checked his progress at mo5i advanced polutF. [UOWn ll> Uie pDHLC. IT lllnnPlTllIT PTIfir "lul 'bc oltlce ot Ihc newspaper A MKllnlflNl MQl-ir Soclal Uemokralen, which represents Hi are b.eliis guarded by (he police! excluslye hanquetiOf former occasions. I two ntass meetfM arranged Cor Ntvv York, Kch. edl-1 this lonight in the state torlnls.from various centres o( the. ua- arsenal. ciaaiViiiiil .Irclanfl. united linn praise President Wilson's address (o honor uie-Aiiirlcaii Lero. 'Justice icrday on Ihe inlerna- ;YI1llam ol the. saprcrne tipnal 'iiilualion and see In It J nfoach lo public dlscusdiou and Will Have.Important Bearing on Ses- sion of British House of Commons cflurl ul Oatirlo. anil T. f. O'Connor, NiUbinllst.leader varllamenl. inuMVIl LU pllukll. ulfkuaoLUU alLll lrl3D BlAUnallb L. menl of terms that liiay-leail. lo" a Jlist riieinR -oh peace without compromising Ihe'l-nit-'i tonight's meetlne? V ed Stiles' determination lo the war unUI such n iwacn la The York Hcralil says: "The l.uudou, Feb. Wilson's address is given 'the same prominence thai all.his utterances receive fn the morning newspapers, but the jlcxt lc for' president's address will compel n fur- ther statement from Uie Oermnn chan- cellor lo the reichstag and a definite enumeration of the Imperial govern- ment's reasons for rejecting the- en- lightened principles lhat Mr. Wilson i j rr has laid down. 11 will strengthen Ihe Jiy This Means U IS Hoped Of all the liberal elements In Gcr- Increase Egg Pro- duction Wasliiugton, Feh. Trading In live or freshly killed Lcns'.and pullets anyxvbci-c In tlie LTnllecl HlaUs Is for- jlildcn Jn an order announced yesler- Lay by'llie United States food admin- slmllon. Fohruary 2J is Mxcd as the his when trf-h slock Imisl lie tlispos- crt olanil Itartds tliat additional slarti nay not be- purchased. Hy restrlcllne killinE of chick many aud Austria-Hungary and it. must inevitably widen the growing Some Foolish People 'Are DlS- brcach between Ihe Gcrhian autocracy and Hie peoples of Tho Sun says: 'This Is a very re- markable Intellectual achievement on cnaVhlcli should he Liycra, tho the part of the president viewed mere- ly aa such, yul Trhat odghl to im- press llio country and Iho. world far more lliln any brilliancy. of foil play with Yon Hcnllng. and tactful use: ot tlic ojiportutiily presented liy llic woarlnof? of A iislri.i -Hungary ..Is his rc.ifflmalion ot the nation's purpose Id fighl on forever, necessary, ralh cr tliaii yield one csabniial or tliat for we arc food admlnlslratlon hopes lo Increase the' production of cfgs and allow Ihem to lie p ducllon nf eg ml In alo.rai price. Tlic New York Staals Xeiluug: "The most significant fcnlurc of the prnsliIcnt'H nddrcas bcrnro Iho coun- Iry is Its admission that negotiations looking to tlie conclusion of pence arc nlrcndy under way. posing nf Them at 1'rices Ollawp, Kclj. has been icnort- cil to tho department of finance lhat fn nome cases Investors liavc-been In- duccd lo dispose of. Ihelr Viclory reached. Ih'c'.riewspapersMoo lat ildenl's nllitiido towaO Hie speech of JouiiA llertllne the main I'atlentlon, and fn Ihls the nrcsldent Is regarded as having Rone lo Ihc'hearl ol the matter, fn the address '-the Times sees an linportant refulalion.. of Ihe Bohhevlkl Illusion that Prussian nihilnriam can h'c e.Terctscrl by rhetor- ic and commends ilic F.crcnc confi- dence wilh which President adheres lo Ihc belief lhnt_tfie rear will not end wlliiout estaulislnii.i; the ot right anil Justice. r legally N'cVg believes that It was ___ ail accident lhat llic president's reply lo Von llertllng find Conn! Czcr- nin was declared on the eve of a new session of Uie British parliament nnil thinks that Its significance .will not Us lost on the liotiEC lit stliuillons which arise generally, fron] the gravity of na- tional affairs and specially Irom 1' viilopt, Sayi Fuel Controller Magrath f; 'ilawa. 1'cb. the infor- mation which has reached saiil C. A. Magralli, Dominion fuel controll- er, .last night. "I consider Hint Can- ada's lieilless days lia'ye' been a Ire- inemlous success. The.people so far as I can learn have loyally carried on' the closing down rcgulalid'nE'anil Is particularly gratifying is that 11105 have done it so cheerfully and liavr been so fair about it. .Qur three year of war arc gradually moulding us as i people, lhat means mticli for Canada' Inturc." 'olice Stop Every Man of Mili- tary Age on the Streets Montreul, Feb. iiutriicl-. ons from'Ottawa lhat the lime'.liBil -bme when K' strict enforcement ot he Military' Sertlce must- jtaflcil without delay, .rjonimlovi officJ-rs from UelanBer s'-ileinrl- ment were operating In Montreal Sat- urday and yesterday. Any min.whora Ihc police came across on-Ihe street, who uc of military igo v.-ai Eloplied. ft lie could not. produce proof that he wus.exempt lie was ap. and taken to Dominion iwllcc It Is said rhat between Torly anil fifty men were gathered'In on Saturday. The deserters wero draflcd at onco to Ihe lirst or depot liatlalions and so quickly wore they' transformed Into soldiers that on. church jiarade yes. tcrday in uniform. MOON lieglna, Sask., Whai is ox- peeled lo prove llic grealcst Eithcr- Ing IP the historv of Ihc Saakalchc- wan Ciratn Growers'. Bssoclnltnii nnen- TM! Ihls morning al 10 o'clock in lha Metropolllan Melhodlst chnrcli here. tcglsl ration figures are not yctjinown nil the main door anil galleries ol Ihe church were packed to the limit. I're- "Por Iho purpose of for arriving ol ir'elglit for ol freiglil :liarges all plqck aliall lie nnloaded ns as possible after placing nl :lmlos. "A ccrlidcatc shall te [iirnlshcil llic comitany showliiB complelo mtturn .ot car and weight. Kacli itralgtit carloail lo lie weighed intacl IA nnloarierl, mlscd cars Irt have eacl] rlass o( slock weighed and varied 3cp irnlely. The oqiint and outrun rer- 1 llllcalc 'lo be accepted B.I correct itieck.ot stock fn car and numher of jead fdf which 'stock yarns company la responsible. In Ihe evcnl o( otlicr irraneement muinally sallafnclory be- 1 Ing mmic (or asTOrtalnthg wclghUfor frelglit llio Msslng of the slbcV over llic scales. uusl be hut in any jveplcrar turn ceftlllcate cslabllshlne >otinl 'shall b> Isa-icd by the stock pirds, company." A look place on :iie waste c-f feed occasioned by 'MI hoga-linmeiilalely before Ihey go i 'o sltugtiler, Id iHe course of this dls- It developed there was only k sCock yard In (.'amidn1 llial waa Itlll (ceding wheat and not In Mahare, M.P., received n tre- mendous ovillori when he look the' platform and loud npplansc stgnallftd Ihc cntrj' of most of the lenders of the farmers' movement (n this province. snran Ignorant of llic true situation or are mlslnlornieil. lo sell their bonda at heary losses. These agcnls Immcili- re-sell (he securities at lair pric- es through I'ne proper'channels anil jocket the profit. Strong Security Victory bonds have en their security the Dominion of Canada nnil holders, the officials say, should sec that Ihr.y nblnln a fair price. Those who flml iL neceasiiry lo sell should make inquiries from their bankers or a recognlKd broker and ahonlil nol deal with un- known agents. It la Inerllable thai PLOWING MATCH r Toronto. FebA big provln- inatch, tractor (lemonstra- ion and farin mnrhlnery exhibit will IT. held nt Ollawa, October IB, 17 and S Ihla year. This was decided al Ihe annual meeting of HID Ontario Plow Will Make Dritiih Subjecil In U. S. Available York. Feb. convention between Ihc IBrllish recruiting mlislfln. anil Iho Unllcil Stales draft authoring under which H Is'expected two hun- dred IhonsHiul rirltlsh stibjccls In this country will be subject lo service tn Ihc heen agreed up- on, IL WJH announced today by Major Mllchcll Innea, legal lo .the llritlsh miaslnn, and only [iwails Ihe Kcnalc and slRnnlures of President Wllnon anil lung In effective. All stihJecU between (lift axes ot 20 ami U are liable to call. from, time lo lime tlicrc will be people who -desire lo turn sonic or all ot Ihelr inio (ash, Just as olliers llnd Iheinaelvcs li> a posillon. where Ihey can their purchases of Victor) bonds. These'buyers and'sellers arc wrought throngh'thn incdlllni of Iho.recognized dealers tn-eecurilles and there ts no re.isoi why at (lie prencnt Umc those finding It ncccssarj o sell .should not rccelre a price np Uie coal of their bonrta. L-.The rule.' (or exchantea liav louchcdJ uly of Provlnelil MathlfWfjr For Cn- ToTceflwnl Wlnnliwg, a meeting of Hit food rrortmltlee yesterday aflernoon Ihe "folldwlug resolution was adoptedund lejegriphcd to H. II Thomson, Dominion food controller: 1 "Tint courmlttee li of Ihe opln Ion Ili'l with a view to prnpcr and efficient ol all footl con trol regulatlone Jepartmonl o1 justice sbolilii hollty nm rlrlf inthorltliui tint ll.9lt.ntl be their duty lo provide 'nilOliKiory 1ft' which pach regtilallonn fenfprtcrl, nn (hal Ilie dci'M'trnenl at' Juirilce tea lien's association, held lay. here' yester- l-omlon, Keb. hosljle raldlnB parly attacked one of our posts last nlEbt uorllicast of Bpchy, -but WQS driven off by our Iho wpr uflicc rciiorta.' "Yeslcrday evenliist Man- chester Irooiis successfully raldeAOer- innn trenches west of Lahasse. Many casualties were Inflicted on Ihe enemy at slight cost lo pris- oners and a machine gujj being cap- tured by us." Toronto. Fsbi- special cable to flic .Mail and Empire from London' says: "Ilcfcrrlng lo Kuuiania, Lord Itohcrt Cecil, mlnlslcr of blockade, said today hal he believed 'Ihal-though Ihe arm-., slice ciplrci In a few days, flunianui- as no Intention of making a separate eacc. They have a fine army, equat o dealing with rvnylhing In front of hem If their food supplks aro seciir-' Propose an Income Tax to. Increase Civic Revenue; Commissioners Study Plan JS06.000 in oulslandlus; on Ihc cily's books and with Ihe ncccs- sllv ol raising nboill a year for Ibo miming oxiicnses of Ihe city, jTOjumKling Lne tuai invir lur iiu, Ills to be pointed oul, however, Hut Ihc rlty council tills morning re whlln It B patriotic duty to suh. (self Inio n council of war lo i n was Inkcn. On-lhc. floor apace or'rental basis his renlnl wonld am ollnl to only about !.30 n year. Uon sidcring Iho.volume of business done. WAR WILL BE TEETOTAL BOAJ some- Ihlng nnforscen occurs wo shall launch our boal, Hie'War Puget. nt on Salnr- ilay, I'eb. Hi." wns llic Inllmn- Ifnn by (Jcneral Cooko ol the Shlpbulln- 4 Ing company. Hits morning lu tho Province. Mrs. Vance, of the mayor of North Vancou- vrr, will name Ihe vessel as she moves. about Ihe boltlc of wlnoT' Mr. CcoV was nskcd. "She will IK, n slrlclly lecloUl 4 he reploeil wllh A.atnlle, 4 ''as slmll grape joke.1' acrlhii lo Ihc Victory loenT It is n part of .that duty io hold the bonds unless It is Irdjwriillvtly neccssiry (o sell. It Is nol merely tho snbscrllTlTig.'lt la the flcluil tending of Ihe money for the period at Hie loan thfct hclpfl our war flhincea. BOOSEVtLT RECOVERING Now York, I'eb. Roosevelt a (airly comfortable night ftnd was reeling easy IhlH morn- Ing, It was stated al Hie Roosevelt bos- where he underwent two opera lions tint week because of III' his enra. itlsruss way menus ot securing Ihe money n orrler lhal the city mlghl not go jankrupl. And'lilt! result of tho ses- slon was Ihut snMCillonn arc now lie-j right to aaacs Ing conslrtcreit thereby nIMraslness j m las. It hns been dtunilln on lilt slp.tlllcr. since lhc[ city WHS in surptiraloil. Under the clurler nil In- c.oukl'be'assessed. lues will be Mil out In future anil the la'cs rulsert oil real estate and In- comes! That la. an Inconio lax In l.clli bridge tor rlly nnrpoaei Is Immlncnl. MAJOR RATZ DC AD Oltiwl, Keb. Xajor C. H. flats for more lhan n year assistant medlnl (nlvlser lo the pensions' board, nMu, efti H rears, at his home In this clly yeslenlay WRATHCM I by him llio council dcclilnil that he should pay at least 5101V lo Ihc .up keep of the city. II rraslheu lhat llic Income lax was considered. Income Tax Mayor llardlo lus wllh lli ____ .......leen wreslllnf jblcin ot finding me rrcslllng Wllll mw inuuiviii u, ..UinCJ HI pay Ihe city's debts for a long time. Kadi year more lhaif 50 cent. of the current ycnr'R taxes come In. The other .ley tie Biigvcslcrl ml In- The Pl.ln li Favored" incl with tufitant favor from tlio coinnilssloncrs. Mayor llardlo Elalcil his licllef that cily iliouli! go after everyone who la lug u MvInE here lo pay a. portion of TiV Itic'olcdrtcllght rules as the city's iaxcs. Comiu'lsiloner Fre one means of reducing rnte on properly, but this was rocl by such n storm of criticism Uiat llic scheme had lo bc.ilroppco1. e- man wasni Inclined lo be qnllc drutlc. Then the commissioners got rrlfsy (IsiirliiK out wha( woqli have to pay on their owii Bilarieti'ifTld puprcme Council Hai Sent Proclama-'. tion lo All Billijtrent v Powefm llernc, KcU. supreme lonal council of Lithuania In Bcllmf-., land, which Li safeguarding the'toVi: clgn interests of Lithuania has sent lo all lielllserent and neutral nation? j having lUplomatlc representflllTcs trie text of a resolution adopled by Ihe Vllna stale -council, proolRlmlng rc-Mlabllshment Of the independent gtalna ot Lithuania with Vllna aa the., capital.. TrHr cnnncll declares lhat de- pile all oppressions ot Ihe past Iho ,lthitanla. has recovered Us nation t'. strength and now propoaej lo organize the Independence, ot Lith- mnla. All Ihe diplomatic reprcsenlallrca received a delegation Worn Ihe.'.couil- The (lernian miniater promised li? !6rward Ihe comnmiilcnflon'to Berlin, Fair, nnoi much chance, Incrtaie i Tax Tliis morning Cily Assessor Meech laid before the council a proposed scheilnlc for an Increase In the nesS. Hits, Ibc Idea bcllig lo t'lurcc on rental and llonr siiaco ImHlnepaoe. Aller fonsiiierlng' Iwo or Ihreo hypolh- cllcal flacs. Ihc council decided thl.i would liot The c'nsc ol unking dru rrlfsy have o pa on it was Iwiml that Hie .mayor; Wal have' to pay ?ao rf year livo commhslontrs I7i; Thef professed to tie satisfied. 'vita sijch in arrangement. .V At the ling Hlrout a ftlt'n Uscs'lptil- side (he U3cs tolleclert 6n real 'estate flntl linprovcmcnls thereon. Mayor N uie, "i .w CANT ACT YET llnenos Aires, rcli. Al- (houali Ihe Argentlno aleamer' j M'inlnlro Irriendo waa sniilt In Ihe. Jledltcrrancaii, 2C.. by a tlerman SBbanrlM, llic lorelgn mlnlalrr It i still nflklal tion upon which It "caprsilrt action against ;